Journalism is the study of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting of news and information through various mediums. Students will develop a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences while achieving competency in journalism. Within the degree program, students can choose an emphasis in Convergence Journalism. Convergence Journalism focuses on the multimedia and multi-platform storytelling through a converged core that includes reporting, editing and producing, and marketing of converged media. The curriculum includes focused study and hands-on experience within the interest areas of Convergence Photojournalism, Convergence Radio Reporting and Producing, Convergence Television Reporting, Emerging Media, Entrepreneurial Journalism, International Journalism, Multimedia Producing and Sports Journalism. Most pursue careers as Reporters, Anchors, Editors, and Producers.
This is an emphasis area of the following major:
This major has the following additional emphasis areas:
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Common Career Paths
You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: